Pharmacy Aides

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

Record drugs delivered to the pharmacy, store incoming merchandise, and inform the supervisor of stock needs. May operate cash register and accept prescriptions for filling.

Number of positions

2012: 930    2014: 980

Annual job postings

New: 20    Replacement: 10
(Total: 30)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Short-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.